Carole Greenes, Ed.D. is Professor Emerita, Mathematics Education at Arizona State University. While at ASU, she served as Associate Vice President for STEM Education, Dean of the School of Educational Innovation and Teacher Preparation, Director of the Practice Research and Innovation in Mathematics Education (PRIME) Center, Director of the Vertically Integrated Projects program that provides research experiences for undergraduate students, and Professor of Mathematics Education in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Currently, she directs the PRIME Group that develops books of challenge problems for students, grades K – 12. Carole is author of more than 350 books for students, PreK-12 and college, and teachers; 81 articles; six mathematical musicals; and two histories of mathematics in story and song. She served as editor of the Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics journal, OnCore, and author of the online monthly free MATHgazine Senior (grades 8-12), MATHgazine Junior (grades 5-8), MATHgazine Elementary (grades 3-5) and MATHgazine Primary (grades K-2). In 2003, Greenes was inducted into the Massachusetts Mathematics Educators’ Hall of Fame.
In 2011, she received the NCSM Ross Taylor/Glenn Gilbert National Leadership Award in Mathematics Education. In 2016, she received the Copper Apple Award for Leadership in Mathematics in Arizona, and in 2018 she received the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Lifetime Achievement Award.